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Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Programme 2017-18

Last date to apply

31 March 2017

About Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship

Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Programme 2017-18 is organised by the Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation. The foundation awards interest-free loan scholarships amounting up to Rs 20 lakhs to candidates who have maintained a good academic record throughout and is awarded to the candidates who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in following fields of study in leading universities both in India and abroad.

  • Applied Sciences
  • Pure Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Architecture
  • Law
  • Management
  • Social Sciences

Mentorship Programme: The scholarship programme goes beyond the financial aid and provides an excellent mentorship programme to all its scholars. The mentor guides and helps the scholars unleash their full potential in their development as professionals and thought leaders in their chosen field.

The application process for Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Programme 2017-18 has started from 10 January 2017. The last date to apply for Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Programme 2017-18 is 31 March 2017 midnight.

Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Important Dates 

Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship 
Application Process Begins

10 January 2017

Last Date to Apply

31 March 2017

List of Shortlisted Candidates for Interview

April / May 2017

Interview Round (In Mumbai)

1st Week of June 2017

List of Final Candidates

4th week of June to 1st week of July 2017

2 days Orientation Programme

July 2017

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Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Graduates with maximum 30 year age limit. 
Details
  • Candidate must be an Indian national living in India.
  • The maximum age limit should be 30 years as on 31 January 2017.
  • Must have graduated/appearing final year examination of a degree course in 2017 from a recognised university.
  • Candidates who have applied or secured admission at a leading university for postgraduate studies in India or abroad. for the 2017-18 academic session for the fall 2017 semester,

Note: Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship will not be awarded to them if they fail to get admission.

Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Reward

The amount of scholarship to be awarded is decided on the basis of the Foundation’s assessment. Candidates selected for Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Programme 2017 will be granted interest-free loan scholarship of up to Rs. 20 lakhs.

Scholarship Disbursement

The scholarship amount will be disbursed only after the Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation receives a copy of the visa (in the case of admission in an international university) of the selected candidate.

Repayment of the Scholarship Amount

Selected candidates are required to repay the scholarship amount as follows:

After completion of 1st year

Nil

After completion 2nd year

30% of the total amount

After completion of 3rd year

35% of the total amount

After completion of 4th year

35% of the total amount

Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Application form and Process

Eligible candidates can apply for Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship through online mode only. There is no offline method for registration. The candidate should register once and use a single e-mail ID for the purpose. Candidates can save the application form and make changes later.

No changes can be made after you press submit. No documents are needed at the time of filling the application form. Candidates can visit the official website of Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship or click the following link to apply.

Click here to Apply 

Steps to fill Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Application

In order to register for Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship 2017-18, follow the steps given below:

Register & Login:  Click here to create an account for filling the scholarship application form. You will receive login credentials at the registered e-mail id. Now login using the Log ID and password.

Make Payment: You will now be asked to make payment of Application fee in order to proceed. 

Application Fee: Rs. 500 (Candidate can pay the Application fee for the scholarship either online and offline)

  • Online: In order to pay online, you can use net banking/debit/credit card.
  • Offline: In order to pay offline, you are required to make a Demand Draft issued in favour of Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation

Fill the Online Application Form: Once the foundation receives the application fee the student can access the application form using the Login ID and password. The candidate can then fill the online application form.

  • It is mandatory to give the landline number even if you do not have it. In case, you don't have then mention the landline number of a close family member/relative, neighbour or friend so that messages can reach you even if your mobile is not reachable.

Candidates are required to keep a printed copy of the application form for future reference. The copy of the application form will be sent to the e-mail ID along with an e-mail confirmation.

 

Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Application Submission

 

The candidate need not send the application form but if the payment is made via DD then the candidate has to send the DD via post/courier to the following address.

The candidate should write their name, application/reference number along with their contact details on the reverse side of the DD.

Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation,
1st Floor, Nirmal Building,
Nariman Point, Mumbai- 400 021

Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Selection Process

The candidates who have been shortlisted will be informed between April-May 2017. Shortlisted candidates are required to attend an interview in Mumbai to be held in June 2017. The interview round in Mumbai will be the final selection round. 

The final list of candidates who have been awarded scholarship will be announced in the last week of June or first week of July 2017. Candidates who are selected in the interview round will have to attend a two-day orientation programme in Mumbai in July 2017.

Travel and accommodation charges borne by the candidates for the interview round in Mumbai will NOT be reimbursed.

Documents to be submitted at the time of Interview Round

  • Mark Sheet: Photocopy of Class 10, Class 12 and degree level mark sheet.
  • Pass Certificate & Other certificates: Photocopy of Class 10, Class 12 and degree level certificates including pass certificate.
  • The score of qualifying exam like GMAT, CAT, GRE, GATE, etc.
  • Attested copy of the admission letter provided by the university applied to, for admission (if any).
  • Reference letters (In a sealed envelope)
    • Working Professionals: Candidates having a work experience are required to obtain one professional experience letter along with one academic experience letter.
    • No work Experience: Candidates without any work experience are required to obtain two academic reference letters.
  • Statement of the course fee and any other financial documents
  • Attested copy of the passport.
  • One passport size photograph.
  • Latest Income Tax Returns of parents.

Documents to be submitted within the timeframe provided by the Foundation

  • Admission letter to the proposed college/university.
  • Form I-20 if the candidate is admitted into any university in the United States. I-20 is also known as ‘Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Student Status-For Academic and Language Students’. It is required to obtain a student visa for study in the USA.
  • Photocopyof the letter informing of the financial support if the candidate is admitted to universities in other countries.

Documents required during Orientation

  • Memorandum of Understanding: Selected candidates are required to sign a MoU with the Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation and accept their terms and conditions.
  • Undertaking: An undertaking will have to be signed by the scholars as well as guarantors.
  • Insurance: Scholars are also required to take out an Insurance policy and assign it to the Foundation. The insurance policy will be arranged by the Foundation.

Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Contact Details

Scholarship Team
Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation,
102, Maker Chambers III,
Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021.

Phone: +91-22-61326220 / 21
Email: pgscholarship@nsfoundation.co.in

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